Traffic investigation leads to meth lab bust in Summerdale

Baldwin County sheriff’s deputies following up on a traffic violation arrested the suspect’s father after finding a methamphetamine lab at the residence, officials said today. Deputies were looking for Kevin Curry when they located the lab on Baldwin County 28 in Summerdale on Monday, according to a Sheriff’s Office statement.

A deputy had attempted to stop a driver believed to be Curry for traffic violations and reckless endangerment. The driver fled and got away from the officer. Curry is a not a suspect in the meth case, said Maj. Anthony Lowery, Sheriff’s Office communications director.

Authorities did arrest Curry’s father, James Kevin Puckett, 48, of Summerdale, on charges of first-degree manufacturing a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance and Jennifer L. Bemis, 32, of Fairhope, who was charged with possession of a controlled substance, according to the statement.

Traffic investigation leads to meth lab bust in Summerdale